Plantid - and six meters It has thin branching stems covered in smoothly edged oval shaped leaves three to eight centimeters long and has flowers

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 Dendromecon harfordii The plant that I chose to identify is the Dendromecon harfordii from the California  section of the UC Botanical Garden. Its common name is the Channel Islands tree poppy or  Harford’s tree poppy. Besides belonging to the kingdom Plantae, it is in the division  Magnoliphyta, the class Magnoliopsida, the order Ranunculales, and the family Papaveraceae.  The Channel Island tree poppy is a shrub that reaches heights of typically between two 
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Unformatted text preview: and six meters. It has thin branching stems covered in smoothly edged, oval shaped leaves three to eight centimeters long and has flowers with four two to three centimeter petals, those of which I’ve seen being yellow. The Dendromecon is also a dicot meaning that the seeds have two cotyledons or seed leaves that provide food for the young plant while it is growing....
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This note was uploaded on 12/06/2011 for the course ENG 100 taught by Professor Posh during the Summer '11 term at San Mateo Colleges.

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